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Don’t Park Under a Coconut Tree (and other things we learned in Seychelles)

After a week on Mahé, the main island of Seychelles, we hopped over to the third largest link in the chain called La Digue.  You get there by taking a ferry to Praslin (the second largest) and then a smaller boat the rest of the way.  If this sounds familiar to the journey from Vancouver to Hornby Island B.C. you are correct Watson and that is not where the similarities end.  It’s pretty groovy and quirky too.

ladigue signs

Highly technical direction system.

The granite island of La Digue has a population of about 2,000 people, who mostly live in the villages of La Passe where the dock is and La Réunion on the west side. It is only about 10 km², which makes it easy to zip around by bike.  There are a few taxis and delivery trucks but everyone else uses 2 wheels and handle bars.  Continue Reading →